• Lance and everyone in his office immediately came to our rescue, taking everything off of our hands so that we could focus on my husband's recovery. There are no words to describe how thankful we are for Lance and all that he did for our family.
    - Wife of Police Officer Represented in Auto Accident
  • Your diligence, tenacity and professionalism are outstanding. You got us a much higher settlement than we thought possible. We have and will continue to recommend you without hesitation. Again, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
    - Police Officer Represented in On-Duty Accident
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May 23, 2017 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Why the Betty Shelby Case Matters
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April 18, 2017 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Does the video tell the story?
I did several media interviews this week about an arrest that was captured on video. While this is not uncommon and I have been asked about videos...
March 14, 2017 [Active Shooters]
Continuing Education
Despite all the jokes, attorneys are governed by a lot of rules. There are pages of ethics rules, guidelines, and aspirational goals intended to...
February 19, 2017 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Free speech, social media, and immunity
Just about every law enforcement agency has a social media policy. I have litigated many disciplinary actions involving them and with few exceptions,...
January 1, 2016 [Blue Line Lawyer]
2016-What’s Your December Plan?
I've been a fan of Brian Tracy for many years. He is perhaps best known for his work helping people set and achieve goals. I highly recommend his...
July 4, 2015 [Blue Line Lawyer]
July 4, 2015: The True Power of the Pen
“We must, indeed, all hang together, or most assuredly we shall hang separately,” said Benjamin Franklin when he signed the Declaration of...
April 4, 2015 [Blue Line Lawyer]
The First 48 after an Officer Involved Shooting
Thanks to cable TV, the term "the first 48" has become common. People know that the term refers to the immediate period after a homicide during which...
March 13, 2015 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Officer Needs Help! In Ferguson and Everywhere.
On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, two LEOs were shot while working near an apparent peaceful protect following the resignation of Ferguson Missouri...
September 9, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
When All Right Means Something is Wrong
"With this many officer involved shootings (OIS) in this community, why has not one LEO ever been prosecuted following an OIS?" This question is...
September 1, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Diversity, Statistics, and Reality: Who’s Responding to 911?
We've heard a lot in the past several weeks about the racial makeup of departments in comparison to the communities they protect. In fact, I've been...

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